Course catalogue and vacancies - doctoral courses

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Karolinska Institutet offers a large number of doctoral courses every semester.



Courses are arranged as freestanding courses, within doctoral education programmes and within research schools.

Freestanding courses and courses within the programmes are presented in the catalogue. After the application period any course vacancies are announced on this web site.

Course catalogue

The catalogue is published around April 15 respectively October 15 and is open for application during one month. Application is made directly in the catalogue. See also additional courses in laboratory animal science, other than those advertised in the catalogue.

The course catalogue for spring semester 2018 will be open for application during the period October 16 and November 15, 2017.

KI's courses are open for registered doctoral students at all universities and colleges as well as KI post docs. If space allows, other applicants may also be accepted.

Course vacancies

The list below is continuously updated with the doctoral courses that have vacancies after the application period in the course catalogue has ended and until the start of the course. These courses are filled primarily with registered doctoral students or KI post docs in accordance with the selection criteria for courses at doctoral level. 

Courses marked with a (*) are general science courses and courses marked with # are courses that are compulsory for certain doctoral students, according to the General syllabus for Medical Science.

Courses autumn 2017 with vacancies

Courses in English

1559 Experimental techniques in study of metabolic and endocrine disorders, 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-01. Apply by email to:

1974 Phenotyping of genetically engineered mice, 2017-12-04 - 2017-12-08. Apply by email to:

2163 Malaria, 2017-11-20 - 2017-11-24. Apply by email to:

2367 Mouse models of human cancer, 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-04. Apply by email to:

2454 Public health intervention and implementation research, 2017-11-06 - 2017-12-08. Apply by email to:

2526 Neuropschopharmacology, 2017-11-13 - 2017-11-21. Apply by email to:

2583 Non-coding RNA and cancer, 2017-10-16 - 2017-10-20. Apply by email to:

2618 Write your research results and get them published*, 2017-10-23 - 2017-11-03. Apply by email to:

2618 Write your research results and get them published*, 2017-11-06 - 2017-11-17. Apply by email to:

2618 Write your research results and get them published*, 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-08. Apply by email to:

2654 Grounded theory in health research, 2017-10-16 - 2017-10-27. Apply by email to:

2785 Cryobiology in assisted reproductive technology, 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-01. Apply by email to:

2787 Present your research!*, 2017-11-20 - 2017-11-24. Apply by email to:

2787 Present your research!*, 2017-12-11 - 2017-12-15. Apply by email to:

2846 Integration of Neuroimaging and Cognition in Normal Aging and Dementia, 2017-11-20 - 2017-11-24. Apply by email to:

2858 Longitudinal data analysis - classical and modern statistical methods, 2017-10-23 - 2017-11-10. Apply by email to:

2898 Autophagy, metabolism and cancer, 2017-11-06 - 2017-11-10. Apply by email to:

2930 Tropical medicine and infections, 2017-12-04 - 2017-12-15. Apply by email to:

2955 Exploring entrepreneurial opportunities in research - Develop, 2017-10-23 - 2017-10-27. Apply by email to:

2956 Exploring entrepreneurial opportunities in research - Test, 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-01. Apply by email to:

2964 Medical research ethics*, 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-01. Apply by email to: (See also course occasion in Swedish below!)

2972 Basic pharmacoepidemiology in a global context, 2017-11-13 - 2017-11-24. Apply by email to: (with copy to

2979 The future of medicine: the role of "chance" in development, evolutionary adaptation and diseases, 2017-11-13 - 2017-11-17. Apply by email to:

2985 Functional magnetic resonance imaging: data analysis and experimental design, 2017-11-07 - 2017-11-23. Apply by email to:

2986 Adverse outcome pathways (AOPs)-principles and applications in toxicology and health risk assessment, 2017-11-06 - 2017-11-10. Apply by email to:

2987 Preclinical Imaging Techniques, 2017-11-20 - 2017-11-24. Apply by email to:

2989 Mechanisms in regulation of development and function of the blood- and lymph- vasculature, 2017-10-23 - 2017-10-27. Apply by email to:

2991 Extensions to the design and analysis of case-control studies, 2017-11-22 - 2017-12-01. Apply by email to:

2993 Ischemic heart disease, 2017-10-16 - 2017-10-18. Apply by email to:

2995 Systematic reviews and meta-analyses in animal research - an introduction, 2017-11-22 - 2017-11-23. Apply by email to:

2996 Anaesthesia, analgesia and surgery (mice and rats), 2017-11-28 - 2017-11-30. Apply by email to:

Courses in Swedish


Eligibility and selection

General selection criteria applied at admission to doctoral courses.



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